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6 animals with strong family bonds

By: Ali Berman on July 6, 2015, 3:35 p.m.
A chimpanzee and its infant

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Family ties

Humans aren't the only species that form close social bonds with family and friends. From primates to cetaceans to rodents, many animals find love, friendship, protection and joy through their tight knit relationships with other members of their species.

Here are six animals that show us just how strong the bonds between animals can be. (Text: Ali Berman)